Chechen President involved in killings and torture, report finds

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov

Chechen President involved in killings and torture, report finds


Ramzan Kadyrov, the President of Chechnya is personally involved in a number of grave crimes, including assassinations of prominent human rights activists and opposition leaders, says the report presented this week at the European Parliament. According to Ilya Yashin, one of Russia’s most vocal opposition leaders and Deputy-Chairman of the Party of People’s Freedom, who prepared the document Kadyrov represents a threat to both domestic and international security.

Yashin unveiled the report en...


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